The SEED Center

Resource Center

Instructions

The Resource Center organizes resources around 7 green economy “Sectors” and 7 “Topics.”

Search by sector or by topic, or across all sectors and/or all topics. Or search by keyword at the top right of this page.

Overview

How are the Resources Organized?

What are the Criteria?

Resources that are included in the SEED Center have been reviewed by the TAG and meet the following criteria:

  • Accessible and available for colleges to model and/or customize to their local labor markets
  • Not to be used as a means to market individual consultants or their products to AACC members
  • Promote colleges becoming generally more innovative


Additionally, be sure to check out our Green Programs!


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Renewable Energy Certifications from Electronics Technicians Association International (ETA)

ETA International’s comprehensive Renewable Energy credentialing program is unlike any other green certification provider. ETA offers three career track certification pathways in renewable energy technology — Installer / Integrator / Maintainer.


Best Practices in Great Lakes Wind Energy to be Advanced through new Wind Collaborative Projec

Through this project, the Great Lakes Wind Collaborative will examine the policies and practices that are working best within and beyond the region; those that allow wind development yet are protective of environmental and community concerns. Once identified, it will “tell the story” about those practices through the development and strategic delivery of various materials, including an online toolbox and briefings to Great Lakes decision makers. Provides ideas on how to talk about building the wind industry in a course.


Best Practices for Community Solar and Wind Generation Projects: Model Program Rules for Communities

This document helps explain how to structure community renewable energies projects that allow for ownership by many people within a community context.  This model has been used successfully in many parts of the country and in other countries.  These materials could be included in courses that explain how to increase sales and/or financing and implementation of renewable energy systems on a larger than individual home scale.


Offshore Wind Energy Resource Assessment for the United States

This industry analysis of the U.S. offshore wind industry includes potential energy generation capacity and job creation opportunities.


National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Renewable Energies Resources for Students/Teachers

There are a variety of educational resources that can help you learn about the renewable energy sources and technologies, including biomass energy, geothermal energy, hydrogen energy, solar energy and wind energy.


National Wind Technology Center (NWTC)

Free materials on how wind works, technologies, wind capabilities, and more.


North American Board of Certificed Energy Practictioners (NABCEP) Task Analysis for a Professional S

This document presents an in-depth task analysis for practitioners who do wind site assessments and specify, install and maintain wind energy systems and equipment. The purpose of this task analysis is to define a general set of knowledge, skills and abilities typically required for small wind system practitioners, and to help ensure safety, quality and consumer acceptance of small wind installations throughout the U.S.


North American Board of Certified Energy Practictioners (NABCEP) Wind Certifications

The foundation document for any certification program is a detailed description of the job involved. This is referred to as a Job Task Analysis. For small wind installers, it defines a general set of knowledge, skills and abilities typically required of small wind practitioners who install, maintain and troubleshoot small wind systems.


North American Board of Certificed Energy Practictioners (NABCEP) Upcoming Small Wind Certification

A group of small wind experts comprised of educators, installers, and other experienced wind energy leaders have been working for two years to develop NABCEP’s new Small Wind Task Analysis, which will serve as the foundation for the materials addressed in the NABCEP Small Wind Certification examination. The Task Analysis has now been submitted for stakeholder comment and fully approved by the Board.


Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Techn

U.S. Department of Energy web site for information on energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies.


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